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Opposition leader Michael Sata was leading in the presidential election in the South African country of Zambia, results indicated Friday.
France said Tuesday that Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa died in a French hospital where he was being treated for a stroke suffered seven weeks ago. The 59-year-old leader fell ill in Egypt last month on the eve of the African Union summit.
By Manoah Esipisu LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa hasmade his anti-corruption campaign the hallmark of hisadministration, hoping to persuade voters to give him a secondterm in next year's elections. Now it may well secure his ousting.
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